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Should I remove HD Writer LE?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #27,323
United States Rank #29,171
Reach 0.0058%


VersionDistribution 1.74% 0.87% 1.74% 0.87% 66.09% 28.70%

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HD Writer LE 1.0

What is HD Writer LE?  (from Panasonic)

HD Writer software, included with the camcorder, makes it easy to play or edit videos on your PC and have more fun when the shooting's done. When the camcorder is connected to a PC, the software automatically starts up. Importing data takes only a few clicks of the mouse. This function lets you decorate images with tex...  Read more


HD Writer LE 1.0 is a program developed by Panasonic. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The main program executable is hdwriter.exe. The software installer includes 44 files and is usually about 66.58 MB (69,814,765 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 35% of users of HD Writer LE come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.panasonic.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Panasonic\HD Writer LE 1.0
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{6BFDCF0D-5C60-4C5A-9A31-D5D7002E74E5}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 66.58 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by HD Writer LE 1.0

Program executable:hdwriter.exe
Name:HD Writer
Path:C:\Program Files\panasonic\hd writer le 1.0\hdwriter.exe
Additional files:
  • DiscFormatter.exe - Panasonic.Application.DiscFormatter
  • PFAC.exe - FileAccessControl
  • NWCtrl.dll - YouTubeUploader
  • SceneCutEditor.exe - SceneCutEditor
  • StillsPlayer.exe - StillsPlayer
  • VCSPlayList.dll - VCSPlayList
  • BDAVCopyTool.exe - HDWriter
  • H264VideoDecoderX.dll - MACS SDK (H.264 Video Decoder)
  • ExpMail.exe - ExpMail
  • Lfbmp15u.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - LEADTOOLS® for Win32 (BMP filter (Win32))
  • Lfcmp15u.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - CMP filter (Win32)
  • Lffax15u.dll - FAX filter (Win32)
  • Lfgif15u.dll - GIF filter (Win32)
  • Lflmb15u.dll - LMB filter (Win32)
  • Lfpng15u.dll - PNG filter (Win32)
  • Lftif15u.dll - TIF filter (Win32)
  • Ltdis15u.dll - Display kernel (Win32)
  • Ltefx15u.dll - Special effects (Win32)
  • Ltfil15u.dll - Filter kernel (Win32)
  • Ltimgclr15u.dll - Image processing (Color) (Win32)
  • Ltimgcor15u.dll - Image processing (Core) (Win32)
  • Ltimgefx15u.dll - Image processing (Effects) (Win32)
  • Ltimgsfx15u.dll - Image processing (Special Effects) (Win32)
  • Ltimgutl15u.dll - Image processing (Utilites) (Win32)
  • Ltkrn15u.dll - Kernel (Win32)
  • dte2spc.dll (by Matsushita Electric Industrial Co.,Ltd) - dte2spc
  • mme2spc.dll (by Matsushita Electric Industrial Co.,Ltd) - mme2spc
  • dte2vc.dll - dte2vc
  • mme2vc.dll - mme2vc
  • mse2vc.dll - mse2vc
  • MpegMtv.dll (by Matsushita Electric Industrial Co) - MpegMtv module
  • pxsetup.exe (by Sonic Solutions) - PX Install Application

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • HDWriter.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'PanaHDWriterLE10AvchdMovieOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'HDWriterLE10' and the action verb 'open.
Scheduled Task
  • HDWriter.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A8DA7133-A819-4C8A-AAC5-B8F9B52E2750}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove HD Writer LE?

You can uninstall HD Writer LE from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program HD Writer LE 1.0, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove HD Writer LE.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 7 3%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.57%
Windows Vista 13.91%
Windows 10 10.43%
Windows XP 6.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 52.17%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.30%
Windows 7 Professional 8.70%
Windows 10 Home 6.96%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.09%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.09%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.81% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 34.81%
  Germany 20.74%
  United Kingdom 7.41%
  Australia 3.70%
  Israel 3.70%
  Canada 3.70%
  Italy 3.70%
  Austria 2.96%
  Finland 2.22%
  France 1.48%
  Norway 1.48%
  Argentina 1.48%
  Japan 1.48%
  Spain 1.48%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.08%
Dell 20.78%
Acer 19.48%
Toshiba 10.39%
Samsung 6.49%
ASUS 6.49%
Medion 3.90%
Compaq 1.30%
Intel 1.30%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7366 2.80%
Samsung R530/R730 1.87%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 1.87%
Acer Aspire M3800 1.87%
Dell Inspiron 530 1.87%

Publisher URL: www.panasonic.com

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Clockmanover a year ago
HC-V100 Camcorder works OK in downloading videos but HD Writer LE doesn't like Windows 8. I am stuck with videos I can't download or view. Panasonic not provided a solution yet . . . . .